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Blount County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers, Volume 2: Infantry By Robin Sterling
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Mary Gordon Duffee wrote: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to march,... More > fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever." This series of books identifies all the Confederate soldiers who enlisted in organizations from the Blount County area, along with those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. Whole company rosters are captured and entire service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and dozens of pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book. Infantry companies examined here include: 19th Alabama infantry, B and K; 28th Alabama Infantry, B and C; 29th Alabama Infantry, B, C and F; 48th Alabama Infantry, A and F; 49th Alabama Infantry, I; 50th Alabama Infantry, D, and 54th Alabama Infantry, I.< Less
People and Things from the Blount County, Alabama Southern Democrat 1908 - 1914 By Robin Sterling
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The Southern Democrat was established by Forney G. Stephens at Blountsville in 1894. After fellow newspaperman Lawrence H. Mathews of the Blount County News-Dispatch died in 1896, Stephens moved the... More > Democrat to Oneonta. When the News-Dispatch folded in 1903, the Democrat was the preeminent Blount County newspaper. Stephens died in 1939, but the Democrat continued to publish in Oneonta for almost 100 years. In 1989 the old Southern Democrat was renamed the Blount Countain. Microfilm for the old Southern Democrat was acquired from the State Archives in Montgomery and studied page by page. Every mention of births, marriages, deaths, obituaries and news important to the history and development of Blount County was reproduced here. This book is vital for any serious student of Blount County, Alabama genealogy and history.< Less
Cullman County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 4 By Robin Sterling
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Cullman County was established in 1877 in large part from the west side of Blount and the east side of Winston counties. Today, the few old cemeteries which existed in those counties in the early... More > days are found within the borders of Cullman. The cemetery listings in this four volume set were conducted by the author beginning in 2003 and ending in early 2006. An attempt was made to personally visit every cemetery in Cullman County and record information from each readable monument. Volume 4 of this series covers alphabetically cemeteries M through Z, beginning with the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery and concluding with the Zion Grove Cemetery. The volumes are filled with photos of many of the old cemetery sites and notes describing the company and unit of most of the old Civil War era veterans. This set of books is vital to any serious student of Cullman County genealogy and history.< Less
Winston County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings 1886 - 1900 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains newspaper clippings from the earliest Winston County, Alabama newspapers available. The clippings were transcribed from microfilm and from original issues located in the State... More > Archives in Montgomery. Papers include the old Winston Herald, the Herald's political adversary called the Observer, and the successor to the Herald called the New Era. All available issues were studied and all mentions of births, deaths, marriages, and news items important to the history of Winston County were recorded and included in this volume. The book begins with a long and comprehensive essay on the history of newspaper publishing in Winston County. It ends with a full name index. This book is valuable to any serious student of Winston County genealogy and history.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers, Volume 3: Miscellaneous By Robin Sterling
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Mary Gordon Duffee wrote: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to march,... More > fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever." This series of books attempts to identify all the Confederate soldiers who enlisted in organizations from the Blount County area, along with those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. Whole company rosters are captured and entire service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and dozens of pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book. Volume 3 contains information on soldiers who enlisted in other Alabama organizations and those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. These books are vital to any serious student of Blount County, Alabama genealogy and history.< Less
Cullman County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 2 By Robin Sterling
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Cullman County was established in 1877 in large part from the west side of Blount and the east side of Winston counties. Today, the few old cemeteries which existed in those counties in the early... More > days are found within the borders of Cullman. The cemetery listings in this four volume set were conducted by the author beginning in 2003 and ending in early 2006. An attempt was made to personally visit every cemetery in Cullman County and record information from each readable monument. Volume 2 of this series covers alphabetically cemeteries E through G, beginning with the East Battleground Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery and concluding with the Garden City Cemetery. It also includes the large Cullman City Cemetery. The volumes are filled with photos of many of the old cemetery sites and notes describing the company and unit of most of the old Civil War era veterans. This set of books is vital to any serious student of Cullman County genealogy and history.< Less
Cullman County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 1 By Robin Sterling
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Cullman County was established in 1877 in large part from the west side of Blount and the east side of Winston counties. Today, the few old cemeteries which existed in those counties in the early... More > days are found within the borders of Cullman. The cemetery listings in this four volume set were conducted by the author beginning in 2003 and ending in early 2006. An attempt was made to personally visit every cemetery in Cullman County and record information from each readable monument. Volume 1 of this series covers alphabetically cemeteries A through D, beginning with the Addington Chapel Cemetery and concluding with the Duck River Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The volumes are filled with photos of many of the old cemetery sites and notes describing the company and unit of most of the old Civil War era veterans. This set of books is vital to any serious student of Cullman County genealogy and history.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers, Volume 1: Cavalry By Robin Sterling
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Mary Gordon Duffee wrote in 1892: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to... More > march, fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever." This series of books identifies Confederate soldiers who enlisted from the Blount County area, plus those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. Company rosters are captured and service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book. Cavalry companies examined here include: 12th Alabama Cavalry, Companies B and C; 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Company G; Lewis Battalion Alabama Cavalry, Companies B and E; Graves, Barbiere, and Stewart's Alabama Cavalry; Holloway's Escort; and the 3rd Confederate Cavalry, Company D.< Less
Tales of Old Blount County, Alabama By Robin Sterling
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Many of the people and events in Blount County history are well documented. Others, not so much. This book of essays is an attempt to revisit some of the well known events of our county’s... More > past, add a little more background, and present our history from a Blount County point of view. In addition to illuminating some familiar topics, this book attempts to bring to light people and events who played significant roles in the development of Blount, but were somehow overlooked or skimmed over by the primary reference books—people and events which were the topic of conversation among our ancestors but over time, have been forgotten. These fun to read tales will promote a greater understanding of the hisotry of Blount County.< Less
Cullman County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers By Robin Sterling
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At the time of the Civil War, Cullman County did not exist. It was carved mostly from the East side of Winston and the West side of Blount in 1877. This book attempts to identify all of the... More > Confederate soldiers originating from the area which became Cullman County, as well as those who migrated to the county after the War. The book also contains rare first person accounts of the war as told by Cullman County residents George Martin Holcombe and Elijah Wilson Harper and printed in the Cullman Alabama Tribune. This book is important to the genealogy and history of Cullman County and contains much previously unpublished information on the old soldiers. It contains service records, pension applications, births, deaths, marriages, and obituaries.< Less